Daniella Zalcman is a documentary photographer. Her work is primarily supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the International Women's Media Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and the National Geographic Society. She is also the founder of Women Photograph, an initiative working to elevate the voices of female and non-binary visual journalists.
Zalcman's work tends to focus on the legacies of Western colonization, from the rise of homophobia in East Africa to the forced assimilation education of indigenous children in North America. Her ongoing project, "Signs of Your Identity," is the recipient of the 2017 Arnold Newman Prize, a 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award, the 2016 Magnum Foundation's Inge Morath Award, and part of Open Society Foundation's Moving Walls 24.
Zalcman graduated from Columbia University in 2009 with a degree in architecture.
Read more about Zalcman and her work at http://www.dan.iella.net/.